Veterans, Ask to Use Jackson Hospital


For Immediate Release
Contact:  Rosie Smith

Special Forces Veteran Jackson Hospital CEO Larry Meese knows what it’s like to need healthcare close to home and he urges area Veterans to ask to use Jackson Hospital.  Mr. Meese says, “The good news is our local VA clinic has none of the issues reported in the national news and we would like to be seen as an extension of the care they provide.”


Jackson Hospital makes it easy for Veterans to use in-patient, out-patient, Emergency, and physician services.  Many Jackson Hospital employees, physicians, and volunteers are also Veterans enabling them to relate to the needs of Veterans.  The Hospital knows that prompt care is a factor in quality care and by eliminating far-away travel; a Veteran gets care more quickly.


The services Jackson Hospital provides that a Veteran may need include:


·         State-of-the-art MRI

·         Minimally invasive and traditional surgical services

·         Orthopedics

·         Pulmonology

·         Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology

·         Infusion therapy

·         Plastic surgery

·         In-patient intensive, monitored and medical-surgical care

·         Outpatient radiology and laboratory services

·         Family planning, labor and delivery

·         Emergency Care


Jackson Hospital’s commitment to the health and well-being of Veterans and their families remains unsurpassed for quality, timely and responsive care.  


 This year the Hospital celebrates 75 years providing healthcare in the region and has an active medical staff of 30 board certified physicians. The Hospital, located at 4250 Hospital Drive, Marianna, FL, continues to grow its capabilities to meet the needs of Veterans and all citizens.   For information on hospital services, visit website

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